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The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man.

Image creates desire. You will what you imagine.
Peak performers develop powerful mental images of the behavior that will lead to the desired results. They see in their mind's eye the result they want, and the actions leading to it.
We live by our imagination, our admiration s, and our sentiments.
What is the imagination? Only an arm or weapon of the interior energy; only the precursor of the reason.
In that way imagination and intelligence enter into our existence in the part of servants of the primary instincts.
The most evident difference springs from the important part which is played in man by a relatively strong power of imagination and by the capacity to think, aided as it is by language and other symbolically devices.
I noticed an almost universal trait among Super Achievers, and it was what I call Sensory Goal Vision. These people knew what they wanted out of life, and they could sense it multidimensionally before they ever had it. They could not only see it, but also taste it, smell it, and imagine the sounds and emotions associated with it. They pre-lived it before they had it. And the sharp, sensory vision became a powerful driving force in their lives.
Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.
Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don't merely dream -- but create!
Pictures help you to form the mental mold...
People can die of mere imagination.
Not our logical faculty, but our imaginative one is king over us. I might say, priest and prophet to lead us to heaven-ward, or magician and wizard to lead us hellward.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
To reduce the imagination to a state of slavery --even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly called happiness --is to betray all sense of absolute justice within oneself. Imagination alone offers me some intimation of what can be.
The human race is governed by its imagination.
To me this world is all one continued vision of fancy or imagination, and I feel flattered when I am told so. What is it sets Homer, Virgil and Milton in so high a rank of art? Why is the Bible more entertaining and instructive than any other book? Is it not because they are addressed to the imagination, which is spiritual sensation, and but immediately to the understanding or reason?
If you close your eyes, you could just as well imagine me to be vintage Ali MacGraw, circa 1968.
The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.
Nevertheless, the consuming hunger of the uncritical mind for what it imagines to be certainty or finality impels it to feast upon shadows in the prevailing famine of substance.
Sentiment is the ripened fruit of fantasy.
Man is an imagining being.
There exists somewhere, around us, without or within us, in the depths of the unseen world, spheres where are formed the eternal images reflected in our intellects, and which the artist or poet filch from Mystery by the magic ...power of their imagination, that mysterious divine faculty which must be known in order to be in tune with the harmony of the World.